Wärtsilä to Maintain Two MOL LNG Carriers

Finnish engineering company Wärtsilä has inked a ten-year maintenance agreement with MOL LNG Transport Europe, an affiliate of Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL Group), which covers two liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers.

Built in South Korea in 2010, the two 177,400 cbm ships, Spirit of Hela and Gigira Laitebo, are equipped with four Wärtsilä 50DF dual-fuel engines each.

The service agreement includes scheduled engine maintenance activities, workshop services and online remote support.

Under the agreement, Wärtsilä will provide the Condition Based Maintenance (CBM) solution. With CBM, maintenance activities for the two vessels’ engines can be planned based on actual engine condition rather than following a strict calendar-based schedule, according to Wärtsilä.

“The CBM solution controls and extends the engine maintenance intervals, reducing operational costs and downtime. Wärtsilä’s CBM monitoring system continuously collects data about the engines’ operating parameters and transmits the information in real time to a Wärtsilä service centre for technical expert analysis,” Wärtsilä said.

Located in London, MOL LNG Transport Europe manages 15 LNG carriers for MOL and joint venture owners.

Share this article

Follow World Maritime News

Posted on January 3, 2017 with tags .

In Depth>

Events>

<< Jun 2019 >>
MTWTFSS
27 28 29 30 31 1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30

World Gas Series: Morocco Summit

Bringing together key players in the gas value chain in Morocco, the World Gas Series:

read more >

Electric & Hybrid Marine World Expo Conference 2019

Electric & Hybrid Marine World Expo Conference is the world’s only international conference…

read more >

GreenTech in Shipping USA Forum 2019

GreenTech in Shipping USA Forum is an event for Maritime leaders who want to unlock successful business formula of the industry!

read more >

Shipping Transformation Asia

Shipping Transformation Asia will provide a platform for future-focused discussion in the shipping,…

read more >